Editorials

City officials prove they are not ready to take back control

What a colossal mess. For over a month the city council has been struggling to come up with a policy on how to grant honorary street signs. There…

Hamtramck Goodfellows need your help in this year’s food drive

Hamtramck Goodfellows need your help in this year’s food drive

This week’s issue of The Review is dedicated to the Hamtramck Goodfellows. The group has been around for over 80 years and has been dedicated to helping the…

News

Street naming policy takes a turn for the worse

Street naming policy takes a turn for the worse

By Charles Sercombe An ongoing dispute over adopting a policy on renaming streets in honor…

City manager starts her first week as EM prepares to leave

City manager starts her first week as EM prepares to leave

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck has a new city manager. As expected, Katrina Powell has been…

Emergency manager ready to head off to the ‘sunset’

Emergency manager ready to head off to the ‘sunset’

  By Charles Sercombe There is less than a week to go before Hamtramck’s emergency…

Councilmember is still a no-show per doctor’s order

Councilmember is still a no-show per doctor’s order

  By Charles Sercombe Despite saying he’s healthy enough to get back to attending city…

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Business

Appearance of Ford pickup trucks prompts questions

Appearance of Ford pickup trucks prompts questions

By Charles Sercombe Is American Axle back into local auto production? For a second, it appeared that way, when a few hundred Ford F-150 pickup trucks mysteriously began…

Hamtramck businesses get a boost from grant awards

By Mike Murphy Special to The Review Three Hamtramck small businesses got a big boost recently as winners of NEIdeas $10,000 grants for having great ideas about how…

At Kabob House, there is always room for one more

At Kabob House, there is always room for one more

By Mike Murphy Special to The Review Restaurants that specialize in Bangladeshi dishes may be adding up in Hamtramck, but Kabob House and Banquet may be the first…

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Photo Gallery

Veterans Day in Hamtramck

Veterans Day in Hamtramck

By Charles Sercombe Veterans Day was observed once again at PLAV Post 10 here in Hamtramck. Here are scenes from this…

News

Street naming hits a dead end (or does it?)

Street naming hits a dead end (or does it?)

By Charles Sercombe It has not been an easy ride for city officials to come up with a policy for granting honorary names to city streets. The…

Features

In Hamtramck, police gear is not a subject of debate

In Hamtramck, police gear is not a subject of debate

By Charles Sercombe It’s a subject the media has been talking a lot about lately. Police militarization. Following the recent clash between the public and the Ferguson…

Editorials

Hamtramck has plenty to be thankful for this holiday season

Is Hamtramck ready to retake local control? That’s a question many will be asking as the last few weeks go by before Emergency Manager Cathy Square leaves.…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…